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Hole

həʊl

Meanings of Hole:

noun

A hollow place in a solid body or surface.

Usage examples:

The dog had dug a hole in the ground
verb

Make a hole or holes in.

Usage examples:

A fuel tank was holed by the attack and a fire started

Hole-up

həʊl

Meanings of Hole-up:

phrasal verb

To stay in a safe place, often as a way of escape

Usage examples:

While writing his book, he holed up for a year at a cabin in the woods.

Holes

həʊl

Meanings of Holes:

noun

A hollow place in a solid body or surface.

Usage examples:

The dog had dug a hole in the ground
verb

Make a hole or holes in.

Usage examples:

A fuel tank was holed by the attack and a fire started

Meanings of Holey:

adjective

Something that is holey has holes in it

Usage examples:

He had to patch his holey trainers with duct tape until he had the money to buy himself a new pair.…

Holi

ˈhəʊliː

Meanings of Holi:

noun

A hindu spring festival celebrated in february or march in honour of krishna.

Usage examples:

Holi, the hindu spring festival, is here once again and there are a number of activities planned fo…

Holiday

ˈhɒl.ə.deɪ

Meanings of Holiday:

noun

An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling.

Usage examples:

I spent my summer holidays on a farm
verb

A short period during which the payment of instalments, tax, etc. may be suspended.

Usage examples:

A pension holiday

Meanings of Holiday-rep:

noun

Short for holiday representative: someone who works for a travel company giving help and advice to people who are on holiday in a particular place

Usage examples:

My first job was as a holiday rep in majorca.

Meanings of Holidayed:

verb

Spend a holiday in a specified place.

Usage examples:

He is holidaying in italy
noun

An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling.

Usage examples:

I spent my summer holidays on a farm

Meanings of Holidaying:

verb

Spend a holiday in a specified place.

Usage examples:

He is holidaying in italy
noun

An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling.

Usage examples:

I spent my summer holidays on a farm

Meanings of Holidaymaker:

noun

A person on holiday away from home.

Usage examples:

The worrying thing for holidaymakers and travel agents is the cut back on flights by major tour ope…

Meanings of Holidays:

noun

An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling.

Usage examples:

I spent my summer holidays on a farm
verb

A short period during which the payment of instalments, tax, etc. may be suspended.

Usage examples:

A pension holiday

Holier

ˈhəʊ.li

Meanings of Holier:

adjective

Dedicated or consecrated to god or a religious purpose; sacred.

Usage examples:

The holy bible

Holier-than-thou

ˌhəʊ.li.ə.ðənˈðaʊ

Meanings of Holier-than-thou:

adjective

People who are holier-than-thou think that they are morally better than anyone else.

Holies

ˌhəʊ.li əv ˈhəʊ.liz

Meanings of Holies:

noun

The part of a building or organization where few people are allowed to go, especially where the most important or secret work is done

Usage examples:

The inner sanctuary or holy of holies could be entered only by the high priest., the pass provides …

Meanings of Holiest:

adjective

Dedicated or consecrated to god or a religious purpose; sacred.

Usage examples:

The holy bible

Holily

ˈhəʊ.lə.li

Meanings of Holily:

adverb

In a way that is very religious or pure

Usage examples:

The pastor entreated the congregation to obey the word of god and live holily., the new testament t…

Meanings of Holiness:

noun

The state of being holy.

Usage examples:

A life of holiness and total devotion to god

Meanings of Holinesses:

noun

The state of being holy.

Usage examples:

A life of holiness and total devotion to god

Holing

həʊl

Meanings of Holing:

verb

Make a hole or holes in.

Usage examples:

A fuel tank was holed by the attack and a fire started
noun

A hollow place in a solid body or surface.

Usage examples:

The dog had dug a hole in the ground

Holism

ˈhəʊ.lɪ.zəm

Meanings of Holism:

noun

The theory that parts of a whole are in intimate interconnection, such that they cannot exist independently of the whole, or cannot be understood without reference to the whole, which is thus regarded as greater than the sum of its parts. holism is often applied to mental states, language, and ecology.

Usage examples:

In contrast, qualitative methods seek to represent holism and to provide contextual knowledge of th…

Meanings of Holistic:

adjective

Characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

Holistically

həˈlɪs.tɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Holistically:

adverb

In a way that is characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

Usage examples:

The damage caused by unethical behaviour needs to be examined holistically

Holla

ˈhɒlə

Meanings of Holla:

exclamation

Used to call attention to something.

Usage examples:

‘holla! what storm is this?’

Holland

ˈhɒl.ənd

Meanings of Holland:

noun

A kind of smooth, hard-wearing linen fabric, used chiefly for window blinds and furniture covering.

Usage examples:

Holland blinds
proper noun

A former province of the netherlands, comprising the coastal parts of the country. it is now divided into north holland and south holland.

Hollandaise

ˌhɒl.ənˈdeɪz

Meanings of Hollandaise:

noun

A sauce made from egg yolks (= the yellow parts) and butter, usually with lemon juice added

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